Police try to protect Donald and Betty Howard as they bring their household goods to their new apartment in a formerly all white neighborhood called Trumble Park in Chicago. July, 1953
Civil rights demonstrator in court during sentencing, St. Augustine, FL, 1960.
July 22, 1966 – “DEMONSTRATOR DOWNED IN BROOKLYN”
Looters on Chicago’s West Side, 1968.
National Guard clear streets in Pittsburgh during race riot, 1968.
Florida Riot Control Police arrest young black man, 1968.
Miami Policeman wearing tear gas mask arrests black man, 1971.
Anti Riot Armored Personnel Carrier crushes auto during demonstration for Los Angeles Police Dept., 1968.
St. Petersburg FL Riot Police state officer washes away tear gas. Photo is dated 1968.
St Petersburg FL. riot police guard a damaged store from looters. Photo is dated 1968.
Michigan Detroit Police Tactical Mobile Unit goes to race riot. Photo dated Jul 25,1967
Benton Blvd. Kansas City, 1968.
National Guardsmen work out With bayonets and practice for riot control, Rochester, NY, 1964.
Policeman Inspects Looted Store Window St Petersburg Race Riot. Photo is dated 1968.
“Negro Youths Riot Torn Downtown Memphis Looting Riot MLK Jr.” Photo is dated 1968.
St Petersburg Florida Kirk Checks Damage after Riot. Photo is dated 1968.
Sheriffs Riot Squad Bayonets Fixed, Clearwater Florida. Photo is dated 1966.
Cicero, Illinois where a race riot took place in July, 1951. The aftermath of World War II saw a revival of white attacks on black mobility, mostly on the city’s South and Southwest Sides, but also in the western industrial suburb of Cicero. Aspiring African American professionals seeking to obtain improved housing beyond the increasingly […]
Photo of Police Guard at Riot Cleanup Detroit. Photo dated Jul 25, 1967.
Photo of Detroit Police Guard Firefighters In Racial Riot Area. Photo is dated Jul 27,1967. It shows police watching for snipers aimed at firefighters.
Detroit Store Owners Board Windows After Race Riot. Photo is dated Aug 10,1966. It shows owners covering windows.
Detroit Michigan Homeless Riot Refugees from 12th St. Photo dated Jul 26, 1967. 3 women & a child visit their charred ruins that was fire bombed during the riots.
Detroit Race Riot Suspects Arrested. Photo is dated Jun 24,1943. It shows men on way to court.
Detroit Police Armored Coat To Fight Riots. Photo is dated Jan 17,1956. It shows armor demonstration.
Photo of Civil Rights Screaming Rioter Arrested. Photo is Dated 8/29/64.
[nggallery id=138] The Watts Riots began on August 11, 1965, in Watts, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, when Lee Minikus, a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer, pulled over African American Marquette Frye on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Minikus was convinced Frye was under the influence and radioed for his car to be impounded. Frye […]